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Replay: Future Farming of America

Does “genetic modification” scare you? We get to the root of it and explore hemp as the new cash crop.

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Mountains in Harmony

The singing of former Appalachian coal miner and preacher Frank Newsome exemplifies the oldest, English-language religious music passed down orally in America. And there’s a mountain range in Romania where coal mining communities share a lot in common with Appalachia.

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Stories to Tell in the Dark

A yellow-eyed witch who sucks the life from unknowing strangers; fish-obsessed ghosts who lure lone men to a watery death; and ghosts who call out in the voice of a loved-one, sealing a murderous fate. This week’s episode brings haunted stories for Halloween.

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Eyes on Glass

Blown glass is one of the most beautiful and versatile mediums in art. Today, the art of glass blowing may involve up to date technology, but the essence of working with glass remains an ancient art.

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Grief

Leaving 1203: Emptying a Home, Filling the Heart is a loving memoir about the daunting task of emptying a beloved family home.

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Reconstructing Danville

Note: This episode contains descriptions of racial terror. This episode was produced in partnership with History United. History United is a project of Virginia Humanities, encouraging regional collaboration and building community trust through …

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Mountains and Mining

Travel to the Carpathian Mountains in Romania and you’ll find a place that’s not unlike Appalachia.

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Replay: Prohibition and Moonshine

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The Substance of Addiction

Tackling the science of addiction, from medication to brain waves. Plus, how worried should we be about teens getting addicted to technology?

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Replay: Animal Intersections

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Future Farming of America

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Prohibition and Moonshine

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